MacBride In Wisconsin

Washington, D.C., November 10, 1995 — A Bill on the MacBride Principles has been introduced into the State Senate of Wisconsin. Father Sean McManus, President of the Irish National Caucus visited Wisconsin a couple of years ago to push for a Bill. He said, “I am delighted that we now finally have a Bill. I […]

Strong Report Language Attached to International Fund for Ireland

Washington, D.C., October 27, 1995 — The House and Senate Conference has attached strong language to the $19.6 MILLION contribution to the International Fund for Ireland (I.F.I.) for Fiscal Year 1996 in the Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Conference Report. The Report says: “The conferees strongly urge the International Fund for Ireland to take every step […]

73 Members of Congress Tell British to Begin Talks

Washington, D.C., October 17,1995 Seventy Three Members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats have written a letter to British Prime Minister John Major urging him “to immediately initiate all-party talks.” This strong Congressional action was initiated by the Irish National Caucus, the Capitol Hill based Irish lobby. A few weeks ago Irish National Caucus President, Father […]

Caucus Welcomes Unionists To Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C, OCTOBER 2 1995–The first Irish organization to ever open an Office on Capitol Hill has welcomed news that the Ulster Unionist Party is now going to open an Office in Washington D.C. The Irish National Caucus–which opened its office on Human Rights Day, December l0,1978–has said “it sees the Unionists initative as positive […]

Cromwell can be some hazard at the beach

Sunday Business Post — August 28, 1995 Father Sean McManus, that perennial thorn in the side of everything British, reads the Style section of the Washington Post, writes Basil Miller. This nugget was revealed in a frenzied press release dated August 23 which McManus sent to news directors from his office on Capitol Hill. The […]

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